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Why is My New iPad Beeping Every So Often?!

by jacki1--2008 / April 15, 2012 11:17 AM PDT

Just got an iPad 2 (not the Retina display model) on Friday and LOVE it! Except it keeps giving some kind of "alert" every now and then like it's some kind of notification but no notification messages are appearing like they do on my iPhone! It's a pretty, chime-like sound, but I wish I knew what it's trying to tell me!

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(NT) Could it be a new email arriving?
by mrmacfixit Forum moderator / April 15, 2012 9:38 PM PDT
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by jacki1--2008 / April 15, 2012 11:03 PM PDT

Nope... Already checked that! I turned off a bunch of notifications and so far haven't had the beeping any more so maybe I got it...!

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(NT) let us know if you figure it out
by mrmacfixit Forum moderator / April 16, 2012 3:03 AM PDT
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It seems there are many causes.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 16, 2012 3:32 AM PDT
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Re: Mystery Beeping
by Pcjediobi1 / April 22, 2012 8:18 PM PDT

I heard a single high pitched beep as well. It was a gmail app and I later realized that I heard my regular email chime a short time later.

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Gmail App
by jacki1--2008 / April 23, 2012 3:44 AM PDT
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I'm pretty sure it was the Gmail app in my case, too... Though I did turn off a lot of notifications at the same time - one time I heard it chirp and noticed the Gmail app badge had increased so I think it was new Gmail coming in...

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Why is My New iPad Beeping Every So Often
by someone3974 / April 27, 2012 5:17 PM PDT

I think it a abnormal sound!

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